Collaborative Robots

Omron predicts top five automation trends for 2023

Omron predicts top five automation trends for 2023

While a new year is upon us, with all its opportunities, Omron Europe names the top five trends that will impact and shape industrial automation in 2023 and beyond. The manufacturing industries will continue to face many challenges and riding them out will involve building resilience and flexibility into business models. At the same time, […]

By January 24, 2023 Read More →

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MIRMI researchers turn robots into skilled waiters

MIRMI researchers turn robots into skilled waiters

Researchers at the Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine intelligence (MIRMI) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a model that enables a robot to serve tea and coffee faster and more safely than humans – with no sloshing. The mathematics behind the pendulum used in the concept is more than 300 years […]

By January 16, 2023 Read More →

Recent News

Omron mobile robots win METI Minister’s Award

Omron mobile robots win METI Minister’s Award

Omron LD Series and HD Series mobile robots have won the prominent Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Minister’s Award at the 10th Robot Awards program, which is chiefly co-organised by METI and the Japan Machinery Federation. The Robot Awards program commends outstanding robots, components and software to facilitate the development of robot technologies […]

By January 2, 2023 Read More →
New Ensenso N models for 3D and robot vision

New Ensenso N models for 3D and robot vision

Resolution and accuracy have been almost doubled on the upgraded Ensenso N series 3D cameras, whilst the price has remained the same. The new stereo vision cameras (N31, N36, N41, N46) can now be purchased from IDS Imaging Development Systems. The Ensenso N 3D cameras have a compact housing (made of aluminium or plastic composite, […]

By December 22, 2022 Read More →
Machine vision web shop opens for business

Machine vision web shop opens for business

Scorpion Vision has launched what it claims is the industry’s biggest online marketplace for machine vision and imaging at shop.scorpion.vision. The e-commerce site catalogues over 1,000 cameras and components, including lenses, machine vision light sources, specialist cables, industrial PCs, interface boards and software packages, making it a truly comprehensive B2B web shop for cameras and […]

By December 22, 2022 Read More →
Robotics and AI for the care of the elderly

Robotics and AI for the care of the elderly

The Bavarian cabinet’s 2023 draft budget includes 4.74 million euros in funding for research on robotics and AI applications in the care of the elderly. This was announced by Bavarian science minister Markus Blume on a visit to the TUM Geriatronics campus in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, which he praised as a “model project for Germany and the […]

By December 20, 2022 Read More →
Omron launches safety virtual experience

Omron launches safety virtual experience

Reflecting the concept of the factory of the future, Omron’s Safety Virtual Experience lets visitors dive deep into selected safety application areas. It also provides safety guides and detailed information on various safety solutions, such as emergency stops, laser scanners, door switches, safety light curtains, and grip switches. With the support of 3D animations, videos […]

By December 20, 2022 Read More →